This America sef! – Ehi Braimah

At a time when coronavirus cases and hopitalisations are spinning out of control in America in a second wave with over 100,000 daily cases, I’m still pinching myself to be sure I’m not having a bad dream over President Donald…

US election 2020: Bernie Sanders endorses ex-rival Joe Biden for president

Bernie Sanders has endorsed Joe Biden’s campaign to take on Donald Trump in November’s election. Senator Sanders pulled out of the contest to be the Democratic Party’s nominee last week, leaving Mr Biden as the only remaining candidate. In a…

*I thought my daughter was dead – Mother of Bethlehem’s head girl (Punch) *Passengers stranded as Lagos-Ogun train breaks down minutes after takeoff (DailyTrust)

I thought my daughter was dead – Mother of Bethlehem’s head girl (Punch) Families and friends of some of the victims of Sunday’s explosion in the Abule-Ado area of Lagos State have continued to share their grief over the incident…

Biden wants woman VP and other debate takeaways

Nine months after 20 Democratic candidates gathered for the first debate of the 2020 primary season, it has come down to two candidates – Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden. Given the circumstances, one might expect a sombre mood with respectful…

Bernie Sanders vows to grill Joe Biden at Sunday debate

A defiant Sen. Bernie Sanders promised Wednesday to hammer Democratic front-runner Joe Biden over key progressive issues at Sunday’s head-to-head debate, even as Sanders admitted that a slew of primary losses has left his campaign on the ropes. “I very…

*First Nigerian tests positive for COVID-19 (Guardian) *Ex-mortgage bank MD remanded over N32.6m fraud (Nation)

First Nigerian tests positive for COVID-19 (Guardian) The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, yesterday confirmed that the second case of COVID-19 in the country is a Nigerian in Ogun State. He said…

*Lagos Assembly removes two principal officers, suspends two members (Nation) *16-year-old girl stabs father’s friend to death to ‘escape’ rape (Guardian)

Lagos Assembly removes two principal officers, suspends two members (Nation) The Lagos State House of Assembly has suspended its Chief Whip Hon. Rotimi Abiru and Deputy Majority Leader, Hon. Olumuyiwa Jimoh. Two members of the Assembly, Hon. Moshood Oshun (Lagos…

*Landlord’s daughter stabs tenant in Lagos (Guardian) *LASG arraigns woman for breaking son’s head (Punch)

Landlord’s daughter stabs tenant in Lagos (Guardian) The police have arraigned a 30-year-old woman, Kudirat Balogun, before Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for allegedly stabbing a tenant living in her father’s property with a broken bottle. Balogun, who resides at Iduwo…

*Three bag jail term for $215,084.75 Internet scam (Guardian) *Sanwo-Olu inaugurates ferries, says okada, Marwa ban irreversible (Punch)

Three bag jail term for $215,084.75 Internet scam (Guardian) Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court, Ikeja, Lagos has sentenced Obaro James Omemi, Ehizojie Slyvanus Omokhuale and Eghosa Atekha Osunde to one year in prison each for an offence…

US Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has heart attack (Metro)

Bernie Sanders, one of the Democratic presidential candidates, has suffered a heart attack. The 78-year-old was campaigning when he experienced chest discomfort and was taken to hospital. Medics there confirmed he had a heart attack, his campaign team has said.…

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